Kai Meier from the HMKW University of Applied Science in Berlin My amazing semester abroad at USC And there it was, I was finally leaving Germany and once again I was on my way to Australia. After I finished my last day at university in Berlin on a Friday, I jumped onto the next plane and arrived perfectly on time for Orientation Week. It was … Continue reading Kai Meier from Germany studying at USC!
My time on exchange at Masaryk University – Czech Republic has been an incredible life-changing experience so far. I have met so many amazing people from all different parts of the world. I have had to adapt to a new climate, new language and new culture. I arrived part-way through winter… and to my utter excitement the streets were filled with snow, white forests and … Continue reading Helen Studying Overseas at Masaryk University – Czech Republic
It has definitely been the best decision of my life to study abroad in Australia. I was one of the first Master students of my home university who went to the USC and had the chance of doing a double degree during the exchange semester. Therefore, compared to the Bachelor exchange students, I was unsure, as I didn’t have any references concerning the courses. As … Continue reading Christina from FH Wien in Austria studying at USC!
My time at Goucher… …has been amazing! Being international student already at USC I felt pretty prepared for most things. A good thing about Goucher is their InterConnect program that we were fortunate enough to be the first ones to be a part of. The program introduces you to the different things you might go through your time here and where you can turn for … Continue reading Nicole Studying Overseas at Goucher College
The time at the University of the Sunshine Coast was the best time of my studies. The USC is a partner university of my home university (University of Applied Sciences Ansbach). That’s why it was pretty easy for me to organise my semester abroad. The University of the Sunshine Coast has a lovely campus and you can see kangaroos nearly every day. The lectures and … Continue reading Alexa from HS Ansbach studying at USC!
Putting into words the journey you so deeply embark on when studying abroad is difficult. I always knew that I wanted to study abroad but I never thought it would actually turn into a reality. Stepping out of New York’s JFK airport on the 30th of August at 10.30 pm I was greeted by Rider University’s Study abroad staff and taken in a mini … Continue reading Grace Studying Overseas at Rider University in New Jersey
Exchange Student: Benjamin a Norwegian student from Concordia College-Moorhead in the USA decided to explore a little more of the world by studying business at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia for a Study Abroad Semester. Name: Benjamin Age: 23 Field of study: Business Management About the place of study How did you decide that this is where you wanted to go? I began … Continue reading Benjamin from Concordia College Studying at USC
I’ve planned my trip to Australia for a long time. I knew that I had one semester off because my high school finished after 3.5 years. It has always been my dream to go to Australia and improve my English but I didn’t want to go to a language school because there often are a lot of Swiss students. Through a German organisation I found … Continue reading Fiona from Switzerland studying at USC
The USC experience cannot be read it has to be seen and felt….and USC International have the answer …. Top Up Down Under… is a series of videos, showing what student life at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) is all about. Throughout the series, you will be following Carina and Elisabeth from Austria, Martha from Germany and Robin from Switzerland during their time at … Continue reading TOP UP DOWN UNDER
Hi, everyone~ ^^. How’s your mid-term break? Fortunately, the weather is warm these days and we can enjoy the lovely Sunshine Coast. I live in Mooloolaba so I see a lot of people at the beach when I passing by there. I tried swimming recently but it’s not warm enough for me yet!! So, my friend and I are going to go surfing next week and have … Continue reading LEE from South Korea: Fortunes found at the beach!
Welcome new flat mate!! I recently got a flatmate, Sabrina who came from Mongolia. I was very delighted to meet her and we got on straight away mainly because we both spoke fluent Mandarin, we had no communication problem between us, but more than anything, this took me back to my country and brought wonderful memories. In Australia when you mention beer, every man and … Continue reading Patty from Taiwan: Welcome new flatmate
Hello, my name is Blanca, I’m from Mexico and I’m studying Psychology here in USC only for this semester. I’m actually the first student from my home university to come to USC so it has been quite a challenge for me! This is the first time I travel outside the American continent and I love it! Even though it’s been difficult to adapt to this … Continue reading Blanca from Mexico: first time in Australia
I live at Varsity Apartments close to the campus. I was positively surprised when I first arrived there. I had a few doubts about student accommodation and living in a shared Apartment complex, which I hadn’t experienced before, but the apartments are nice and I especially like that I have my own room and bathroom. I feel welcome by my new flatmates who are all … Continue reading Anna from Finland: living at Varsity